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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) and Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) at a kick-off event for their Green New Deal legislation on February 7, 2019. News
Ocasio-Cortez Takes Aim at Crowley and Kennedy For Challenge to Green New Deal Co-Champion Ed Markey
"Joe Kennedy thinks that with the backing of the establishment and the old guard of the Democratic Party that he can beat a progressive champion for justice. Let's show Kennedy that he's wrong."
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Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) shares a laugh with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) in February as the two introduced the Green New Deal in February of 2019. News
'Most Important Climate Leader in the Senate': Green Groups Back Sen. Ed Markey in Primary Fight With Joe Kennedy
"I like Joe Kennedy," said Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.). "I just don't know why he would choose to run against the climate change movement."
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Despite challenges from parts of both the labor and the environmental movements, which its sponsors had undoubtedly hoped would be among its strongest supporters, Markey and Ocasio-Cortez's Green New Deal resolution has gone a remarkably long way toward putting a genuine discussion of what an effective and just climate policy might look like in the public arena for the first time. (Photo: Emelia Gold) Views
Jobs, the Environment, and a Planet in Crisis
Unions vs. Environmentalists or Unions and Environmentalists?
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) News
Ocasio-Cortez and Sanders Join Sold-Out Final Stop of Sunrise Movement's Road to a Green New Deal Tour
"Making certain that future generations have a planet that is healthy and habitable is a moral imperative," says Sanders
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Puerto Rico Army National Guard members work on clearing Highway 511 from Ponce to Jayuya in Puerto Rico, in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, Sept. 11, 2017. News
To End Crushing Debt, Warren Introduces Relief Package to Help Storm-Ravaged Puerto Rico 'Recover With Dignity'
"Over the past several years, Puerto Rico has been living with an economic noose around its neck due to its crippling debt crisis and the devastation created by Hurricane Maria."
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Powershift: Young and Rising News
As Youth-Led Campaign Kicks Off, Poll Shows Majority of Canadians Want a Green New Deal, Too
"Canada needs a Green New Deal to fight the climate crisis at the scale that science and justice demand."
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Warren, Markey, and Pressley to Join Launch of Sunrise Movement's 250-City Road to a Green New Deal Tour
The tour will "lay out the plan to make the 2020 election a referendum on the Green New Deal, so we can make the Green New Deal law in 2021."
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Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) News
'A More Just and Equitable Future': Advocates Welcome Markey's Privacy Bill of Rights
"People must have the right to safely choose who they give their personal information to and need enforceable rules over how it can be used."
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If You Cannot Trust Saudis With Bone Saw, Says US Lawmaker, 'You Should Not Trust Them With Nuclear Weapons'
Trump administration's secret authorizations of nuclear technology sales to Saudi Arabia spark alarm in Congress
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0 to 57: Republican 'Fossil-Fuel-Clowns' Turn Senate into Circus With Green New Deal Vote Charade
"Calling this vote was a shameful ploy by Mitch McConnell to slow the Green New Deal's momentum. But his cynical ploy backfired."
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